Perth's Newest Primate: "Don't Palm Us Off!"
November 20, 2009
Perth Zoo is calling on the community to take action in a campaign to mandate the labelling of palm oil on all food products. The call-to-action came today as a four-week-old critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan, made her debut. The as-yet-unnamed female orangutan was born at 10:40am on 20 October to 39-year-old mother, Puteri. The infant weighed just under 2 kg at birth.
Exotics Curator Leif Cocks gets a first-hand introduction to the baby...
Photos: Perth Zoo/Ross Swanborough
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